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Cybersecurity

Understanding APIs and how attackers abuse them to steal data

June 24, 2024

Via: CSO Online

Properly securing APIs will help your organization defend against cyberattacks, drive operational efficiencies, satisfy audit and compliance requirements and enable innovation. Simply put, APIs (short for application programming interface) are how machines, cloud workloads, automation and other non-human entities communicate […]


Hardware & Software, Tech

Intel confirms Lunar Lake AI laptop CPUs will launch September 2024

June 24, 2024

Via: TechSpot

Intel’s confirmation comes just days after Taiwanese publication Digitimes reported a delay in the shipping date for the Lunar Lake lineup. In a statement refuting the claim, Intel told Chinese tech site Benchlife that its upcoming AI processors have “not […]


Education, Industry

Education Department official says they are making fixes on the FAFSA at a ‘rapid pace’

June 24, 2024

Via: Government Executive

Though the new version of the form to apply for federal financial student aid has had its fair share of highly publicized hiccups, Under Secretary of Education James Kvaal says the department has made a lot of progress in the […]


Cybersecurity, Federal, Policy

US bans Kaspersky Labs over national security concerns

June 21, 2024

Via: CSO Online

The popular antivirus software vendor will be prohibited from selling its software within the US or providing updates to software already in use. The Biden administration has reached a decision to block all new sales of Kaspersky Labs’ products and […]


Policy, State & Local

Florida mayor resigns with mass email to residents alleging corruption in small-town government

June 20, 2024

Via: Fox News

A Florida mayor abruptly resigned after outlining a pattern of “corruptive behavior” throughout the small town’s government in an explosive letter to all its residents last Friday. “What is going on with this small town is all wrong,” now-former Madeira Beach Mayor […]


Cybersecurity

How Cybersecurity Can Steer Organizations Toward Sustainability

June 19, 2024

Via: Dark Reading

Inadequate cybersecurity architecture can cause irreparable damage to an organization, which is why boards and C-suite executives are heeding recommendations to implement policies and procedures to mitigate risk. In addition, boardrooms are also paying attention to other hot topics, including […]


Federal, Policy

Immigrant families rejoice over Biden’s expansive move toward citizenship, while some are left out

June 19, 2024

Via: Washington's Top News

Hundreds of thousands of immigrants had reason to rejoice when President Joe Biden unveiled a highly expansive plan to extend legal status to spouses of U.S. citizens but, inevitably, some were left out. Claudia Zúniga, 35, married in 2017, or […]


Cybersecurity

Three ways AI is raising the stakes around endpoint security

June 18, 2024

Via: CIO

Over the last few years, AI adoption has grown exponentially. But with it comes a number of risks around endpoint security. Learn what they are and how you can protect against these new threats. AI has made endpoint security even […]


Federal, Policy

Republicans fume over report part of $2.8B Afghan humanitarian funding went to Taliban

June 17, 2024

Via: Fox News

House Republicans are fuming at the Biden administration over reports that tens of millions of dollars of U.S. humanitarian aid to Afghanistan may have ended up in Taliban hands. During a House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee hearing last week, Rep. Brian […]


Networking & Wireless, Tech

Starlink will launch a portable ‘mini dish’ within the next few months

June 17, 2024

Via: BGR

SpaceX has been working hard to expand its Starlink internet service offerings, and now it looks as if the company is set to bring even more users into the fold. That push comes in the form of a new ultra-portable […]


Cybersecurity

What Is a Zero-Trust Network and How Does it Work?

June 14, 2024

Via: InformationWeek

A zero-trust network is true to its namesake: zero trust. Zero-trust networks provide continuous authentication of users and activities on the network. This is in contrast to what traditional network authorization schemes do: authenticate users once, at the time that they initially […]


Emerging Tech & Modernization, Tech

Ethics of generative AI: To be innovative, you must first be trustworthy

June 13, 2024

Via: CIO

Over the past year, generative AI – artificial intelligence that creates text, audio, and images – has moved from the “interesting concept” stage to the deployment stage for retail, healthcare, finance, and other industries. By generating new content in seconds, […]


Cybersecurity, Hardware & Software, Tech

Nvidia Patches High-Severity Flaws in GPU Drivers

June 13, 2024

Via: Dark Reading

Nvidia has issued 10 security alerts detailing vulnerabilities in the company’s GPU drivers and virtualization software. The vulnerabilities, if successfully exploited, could allow attackers to steal or tamper with data, execute arbitrary code, or take control of programs, the company […]


Cybersecurity

China state hackers infected 20,000 Fortinet VPNs, Dutch spy service says

June 12, 2024

Via: ArsTechnica

Hackers working for the Chinese government gained access to more than 20,000 VPN appliances sold by Fortinet using a critical vulnerability that the company failed to disclose for two weeks after fixing it, Netherlands government officials said. The vulnerability, tracked […]


Hardware & Software, Tech

PowerColor claims they can improve GPU performance by leveraging an external NPU

June 11, 2024

Via: TechSpot

During this year’s Computex, PowerColor showed a new technology prototype that could theoretically bring NPUs and GPUs together for better performance and power efficiency. Edge AI, as the technology is known, uses the specialized silicon components hidden inside an NPU […]


Education, Industry

ChatGPT Is Rolling Out a New Version for Universities: Here’s What Your School Needs to Know

June 11, 2024

Via: JD Supra

ChatGPT quickly became unavoidable in higher education after its release in 2022. While the artificial intelligence chatbot can be a valuable tool on college campuses, it also raises serious concerns – such as widespread student cheating and data privacy issues. […]


Cybersecurity

Making Choices for Stronger Vulnerability Management

June 10, 2024

Via: Dark Reading

According to Coalition’s research, Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVEs) are expected to increase by 25% in 2024 to a shocking height of 34,888 vulnerabilities, or roughly 2,900 per month. As attack surfaces continue to expand rapidly, business leaders face mission-critical […]


Defense, Federal, Industry, Policy

Biden will meet with Ukraine’s Zelenskyy in Paris as Russia leans into its battlefield offensive

June 7, 2024

Via: Washington's Top News

U.S. President Joe Biden was due to meet with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy in Paris on Friday as Kyiv’s army endures its hardest days of fighting since the early weeks of the war with Russia and prepares for what officials […]


Hardware & Software, Tech

Mystery Thread wireless chips uncovered in Apple’s latest Macs and iPads

June 6, 2024

Via: TechSpot

Evidence has emerged that several Apple devices released since last September contain a mysterious Thread wireless chip, as spotted by The Verge. These devices include the M4 iPad Pro, M3 MacBook Pros, M3 iMacs, M2 iPad Air, and more. The presence […]


Cybersecurity

Arctic Wolf sniffs out new ransomware variant

June 5, 2024

Via: CSO Online

The ransomware payload is designed for an easy and quicker payday over a deep, double-extortive infection. Arctic Wolf’s incident response team has identified a new ransomware variant, referred to as Fog — targeting the education and recreation sectors in the […]